PERFORMING ARTS OUTLOOK - The 2018-19 season for local theater, dance and more


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Here's a look at the upcoming theater season.

YOUNGSTOWN PLAYHOUSE

Playhouse Lane, Youngstown

330-788-8739 or theyoungstownplayhouse.com

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays

“Pippin”: Sept. 7-9, 14-16, main stage.

“Annapurna”: Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7, Moyer Room.

“Treasure Island”: Oct. 12-14, youth theater.

“Mamma Mia”: Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 6-9, main stage.

“A Tuna Christmas”: Dec. 14-16, 21-23, Moyer Room.

“Women in Jeopardy!”: Feb. 22-24, March 1-3, Moyer Room.

‘The Elephant Man”: March 15-17, 22-24, main stage.

“Robin Hood”: April 11-13, youth theater.

“Funny Girl”: May 10-12, 17-19, main stage.

“Broadway in Color: A Musical Revue,” June 21-23, 28-30, Moyer Room.

SALEM COMMUNITY THEATRE

490 E. State St., Salem

330-332-9688

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

Sept. 21-22, 28-29: “ The Santaland Diaries”

Oct. 26-27, Nov. 2-3: “The Toxic Avenger, the Musical”

Dec. 7-16: “Annie”

Jan. 18-27: “All Shook Up”

March 15-24: “Seussical the Musical”

April 26-May 5: “Drinking Habits”

June 14-23: “Leaving Iowa”

Aug. 16-25: “Singin in the Rain”

HOPEWELL THEATRE

702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

330-746-5455

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a single Sunday matinee performance at 2 p.m. the second weekend.

“Moon Over Buffalo”: Aug. 31,Sept. 1, Sept. 7-9

“Twilight Zone”: Oct. 19-20, 26-28

“Snoopy, the Musical”: Dec. 7-8, 13-15

“The Sea Horse”: Jan. 4-5, 11-13

“Raisin in the Sun”: Feb. 15-16, 22-24

“Godspell”: March 29-30, April 5-7

“Deathtrap”: May 10-11, 17-19

“On Golden Pond”: June 7-8, 14-16

TRUMBULL NEW THEATRE

5883 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles

330-652-1103

Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays

“Til Beth Do Us Part”: Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-23

“Almost, Maine”: Nov. 2-3, 9-10, 16-18

“The White Sheep of the Family”: Jan. 11-12, 18-19, 25-27

“Chapter Two”: March 8-9, 15-16, 22-24

“The Addams Family”: May 3-4, 10-12, 17-19

RUST BELT THEATER

755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

330-507-2358

Show times: 8 p.m.

“Hollow”: Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22.

“Living Dead: The Musical”: Oct. 12-13, 19-20, 26-27

“How the Drag Queen Stole Christmas”: Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7-8, 14-15

STAGE LEFT PLAYERS

Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon

330-831-7249

Show times: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“The 39 Steps”: Oct. 20-21, 27-28, Nov. 3-4

“Cinderella”: Nov. 16-18

“Christmas at Mamaw Jo’s Stop-N-Go”: Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7-9

“Once on this Island”: Jan. 11-13, 18-20

“Calendar Girls”: May 3-5, 10-12

“Saving Salina”: April 5-7

“Disaster!”: June 21-23, 28-30

EASY STREET PRODUCTIONS

Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264 or youngstownsymphony.com

“429 Miles Off Broadway” cabaret: Aug. 24-2, Flad Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.

“Miracle on Easy Street”: Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m.

CROWN THEATER PRODUCTIONS

Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St., Columbiana

crowntheaterproductions.org

Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“The Addams Family”: Oct. 5-7, 12-14

“The Music Man Jr.” (special needs): Oct. 27-28

“A Christmas Carol”: Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Dec. 7-9

“Disney’s Newsies, the Musical”: Feb. 8-10, 15-17

“The Spitfire Grill”: April 5-7, 12-14

“My Fair Lady”: June 7-9, 14-16

SELAH DESSERT THEATER

Selah Restaurant, 130 S. Bridge St., Struthers

800-838-3006

Show times: 7:30 p.m.

“Bakersfield Mist “: Sept. 13,14,15,21,22

“The Lady with All the Answers”: Nov. 8,9,10,16,17

“Storm Warning”: Feb. 28, Mar 1,2,8,9

“Painting Churches”: May 9,10,11,17,18

TOP HAT PRODUCTIONS

4220 Youngstown Poland Road, Youngstown

800-838-3006

“Little Shop Of Horrors”: Oct. 12-13, 19-20, 26-27

“Good”: Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 3, Dec. 7-8,

“Amazing Grace, the Musical”: March 22-23, 29-,30, April 5-6

NEW CASTLE PLAYHOUSE

202 E. Long Ave., New Castle, Pa.

724-654-3437

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“A Chorus Line”: Sept. 28-Oct. 7

“Elf Jr.”: Nov. 30-Dec. 9

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Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Ave., Boardman

330-406-0606

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays

“Strawberry Freckleface”: Sept. 28-30

“A Christmas Story, the Musical.”: Oct. 8-9, Nov. 30-Dec. 1-2

“The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.”: Feb. 1-3

“Junie B. Jones Jr.”: March 22-24

“The Lion King Jr.”: May 3-5, 10-12

“Godspell Jr.”: June 1-3

“Beauty and the Beast Jr.”: June 19-21

MILLENNIAL THEATRE COMPANY

“The Rocky Horror Show”: Oct. 31, 7 p.m.; Nov. 1, 7 p.m.; Nov. 2, 7 p.m. and midnight), at Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-0264

Third annual millennial-written original production: Feb. 1-2, 8-9, 8 p.m., at Rust Belt Theater Company, 75 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-507-2358

DUTCH VILLAGE INN

150 E. state Route 14, Columbiana

330-482-5050

“StreetCorner”: Sept. 13-14 at noon; Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.

“Tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes”: Oct. 3-4, noon

“Indiana Smith and the Mummy’s Curse”: Oct. 26 at noon and 7 p.m.

“Ryan and Friends Celebrate Christmas”: Nov. 28-30, noon and 7 p.m.

“Down Home Country Christmas”: Dec. 5-7, noon; Dec. 8, 7 p.m.

“1940s Radio Christmas Carol”: Dec. 14, noon; Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

Big Band New Year’s Eve: Dec. 31, 8 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY THEATER

Ford Theater and Spotlight Theater, inside Bliss Hall, on Wick Avenue

330-941-3105

Show times: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays

“The Addams Family”: Oct. 19-21, 26-28, Ford Theater

“How I Learned to Drive”: Nov. 9-11, 16-18, Spotlight Theater

“Ten-Minute Plays”: Dec. 9, Spotlight Theater

YSU Dance Ensemble in Concert: Feb. 28, March 1-2, 7:30 p.m., Ford Theater

“Into the Woods”: April 12-14, 18-20, Ford Theater

Festival of New Work: April 26-27, Spotlight Theater

MisCast Cabaret: Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Flad Pavilion; 330-744-0264 (not part of regular season)

“Cabaret Unrequited”: Feb. 15, 7 p.m., Flad Pavilion, 330-744-0264 (not part of regular season)

PIPINO PERFORMING ARTS SERIES AT YSU

youngstownsymphony.com or 330-744-0264

The Huber Marionettes: Ford Theater in Bliss Hall at YSU, on Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m.

ACRONYM: Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Ford Family Recital Hall, DeYor Performing Arts Center.

The Harlem Quartet: Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. at Ford Family Recital Hall, DeYor Performing Arts Center

Kate Reid: April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Ford Family Recital Hall, DeYor Performing Arts Center

“Into the Woods”: April 12 and April 14, Ford Theater, Bliss Hall at YSU

David Krakauer and Ancestral Groove: April 27 at 8 p.m. at Ford Family Recital Hall, DeYor Performing Arts Center

KENT STATE TRUMBULL THEATER

4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

330-675-8887

Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays

“Gaslight”: Oct. 19-21, 26-28

“Beauty and the Beast in a Deaf World”: Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Dec. 7-9

“Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play”: March 15-17, 22-24

YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264 or youngstownsymphony.com

“Amadeus Live: Love and Romance”: Sept. 29

Stained Glass concert: Sept. 30 (4:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Poland)

“In Selfless Service”: Nov. 3

Stained Glass concert: Nov. 4 (at St. Elizabeth Health Center chapel, Youngstown)

“A Very Merry Christmas”: Dec. 1

“Guys and Dolls” semi-staged concert version: Feb. 16

“Celtic Sounds”: March 9

Stained Glass concert: March 10 (4:30 p.m. at St. Patrick church in Hubbard)

WARREN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Christ Episcopal Church, 2617 Atlantic St. NE, Warren

330-399-3606

“Secrets and Treasures: A Family Concert”: Oct. 28, 3 p.m.

“A Spring Bouquet”: April 7, 3 p.m.

OPERA WESTERN RESERVE

Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown

330-259-0555; operawesternreserve.org

“Madama Butterfly”: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.

BALLET WESTERN RESERVE

218 W. Boardman St., Youngstown

balletwesternreserve.org

“The Nutcracker”: Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 9 at 2 p.m., at Stambaugh Auditorium; 330-259-0555 for tickets

WARREN CIVIC MUSIC ASSOCIATION

Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

warrencivicmusic.com

Show times: 7 p.m.

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock’n’Roll: Sept. 12

A Tribute to Neil Diamond, starring Keith Allynn: Oct. 16

Farewell Angelina (country band): Nov. 13

Andy Cooney “Irish Christmas”: Dec. 5

Benise: Fuego!: March 19

Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses: April 30

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE CELEBRITY SERIES

Orr Auditorium, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.

724-946-7354

“Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of American Folk Music”: Sept. 15

Catapult (shadow dancers): Oct. 11

The Midtown Men (from the cast of “Jersey Boys”): Nov. 17

Jackie Evancho: Dec. 12

Tribute to Petula Clark starring Maxine Linehan: April 27

COVELLI CENTRE

229 E. Front St., Youngstown

800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes: Oct. 12, 13, 14 (six performances)

Keith Urban: Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen: Dec. 6-9 (seven performances)

Toughest Monster Trucks: Feb. 1-2, 7:30 p.m.

PACKARD MUSIC HALL

1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren

800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com

WWE presents NXT Live: Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Dwight Yoakam: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Don Felder: Nov. 7, 8 p.m.

STAMBAUGH AUDITORIUM

1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown

330-259-0555 or stambaughauditorium.com

Ben Stein lecture: Sept. 20

Bush: Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.

Jay Leno: Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Michael McDonald: Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Jim Brickman: Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.

Postmodern Jukebox: Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.

DEYOR PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

260 W. Federal St., Youngstown

330-744-0264, youngstownsymphony.com

Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus: Sept. 9, 2 p.m., Ford Family Recital Hall

Sean Jones and Ralph Lalama concert: Sept. 16, 2 p.m., Ford

TEDx conference: Sept. 22, 8 p.m., Ford

The Dramatics, with Enchantment and Ray, Goodman & Brown: Oct. 20, 8 p.m., Powers Auditorium

Rocktopia, feat. Dee Snider: Oct. 26, 8 p.m., Powers

“Why Me”: Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Powers

Great Russian Nutcracker: Dec. 6, 7 p.m., Powers

Silver Bells with Mazhorell and Friends: Dec. 8, 8 p.m. Ford

“Swan Lake” by National Ballet Theatre of Odessa: Jan. 24, Powers

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